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Re: Request for Review: bioperl and its dependancies



On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 11:47, José Pedro Oliveira wrote:
> Hunter,
> 
> A couple of notes about the specfiles:
> 
> * License
> 
>   License: GPL or Artistic

I was unaware perl was dual licensed. Ok - fixing now.

> 
> * URL
> 
>   If the module is available in CPAN don't use a URL
>   that contains the author id and the module version.
> 
>   Example:
>   Use
>     http://search.cpan.org/dist/Heap/
>   instead of
>     http://search.cpan.org/~jmm/Heap-0.70/
> 
I was using the urls provided when I searched cpan itself. 

Is this requirement documented anywhere?


>   By the way you need to update Heap to version 0.71.
> 
It was current when I started. :)
Ok, I'll upgrade it.


> * Source tarball URL
> 
>   If the module is available in CPAN there is a shorter URL.
> 
>   Example:
>   use
>   http://www.cpan.org/authors/id/J/JM/JMM/Heap-0.70.tar.gz
>   instead
>   http://search.cpan.org/CPAN/authors/id/J/JM/JMM/Heap-0.70.tar.gz
> 

Again, these came from doing a simple cut-n-paste from searching 
CPAN. 

Is this other url form requirement documented anywhere?


> 
> * %build section
> 
>   When a module is noarch you can drop CFLAGS and OPTIMIZE.
> 

That was just included boilerplate, I'll try to remember to remove it in
the future. Fixing.


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